The Work of Allison F. Winters Fisher, PhD, BC-DMT, E-RYT

Archive for the ‘Dance Therapy’ Category

A Marine’s Return to Ballet

See how dance has helped this Marine creatively express his military experiences.

A Marine’s Return to Ballet

Hip Hop Psychology

Really interesting branch of psychology that I have just become aware of.  I used to teach hip hop dance classes and have always found this form of dance to be quite therapeutic.  Check out their website!

http://hiphoppsychology.org/

The Role of Mirroring

I found an interesting article on the importance of mirrioring in forming relationships in dance movement therapy.  Forming therapeutic relationships in Dance Movement Psychotherapy:
The Role of Mirroring

My research on mirror neurons is cited as a reference.  Enjoy.

Allison

New Video Promotes Dance Therapy with Veterans

There is a new educational video created by Veterans Health Administration about the recreation and creative arts therapies.  Dance therapy is mentioned and I make a short appearance leading a group of Veterans in a dance therapy session.  This video is a great resource and potential teaching tool for recreation and creative arts therapists.  If interested in a copy, I will connect you with the person who faciltates the project.

 

California Chapter Update in Recent ADTA Newsletter

Check out the California Chapter update on page 13.

http://www.adta.org/Resources/Documents/Volume%2046%20Issue%201mw%20(2)gf.pdf

Acknowledgement in Newly Published Book

My research on mirror neurons and DMT is discussed in this recently published book.  Please check it out if you get the opportunity.  Thanks!

Allison

http://www.amazon.com/LiNK-Fascinating-Ways-Minds-Connect/dp/1457508168/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1331091580&sr=8-1

Photos of Dance Therapy Innovators Panel Discussion at Anna Halprin’s Mountain Home Studio

Please enjoy these pictures of a lovely and historic event.

Allison

 

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Panel Discussion with Pioneer DMT’s at Anna Halprin’s Mountain Home Studio

The CA Chapter of the American Dance Therapy Association and
The Center for Movement Education and Research Present

“A MOMENT IN HISTORY”
Panel Discussion with Four Early Innovative Leaders
… in DMT in California

Cynthia Berrol PhD, BC-DMT
Joan Chodorow PhD, BC-DMT
Marcia Leventhal PhD, BC-DMT
Tina Stromsted PhD, BC-DMT

Sunday, February 12, 2012, 10:30am – 5:00pm
Anna Halprin’s Mountain Home Studio
15 Ravine Way, Kentfield CA

To Pre-register & pay on-line go to http://dmtpanel.eventbrite.com/
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My debut as Public Affairs Officer for the Navy Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program

http://www.med.navy.mil/sites/nmcsd/Pages/News/news-20110919.aspx

Private Practice Up and Running!

Hi all.  I just wanted to let you know that my private practice is officially up and running!  Please feel free to contact me with any questions you might have.  Thanks and I hope to hear from you soon!

Allison